Physical therapy is an allied health profession that uses evidence based practice to preserve, enhance, or restore movement and physical function impairment resulting from injury, disease, trauma or disability. Physical therapy improves a patient’s physical function through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, patient education, physical intervention, rehabilitation, disease prevention and health promotion.
All interested persons are hereby notified that the St. Thomas/St. John District Hospitals Governing Board will hold its general board meeting
on Wednesday, February 24th, at the Schneider Regional Medical Center in the Hospital Boardroom, 2nd floor, 5:00 p.m. and via MS Teams.
In accordance with Virgin Islands Code Title 1, Section 254 of Chapter 15, this meeting is open to the public. As provided in Title 1 VIC § 254 (b), the Board may elect to enter into executive session at any time during this meeting.
The end of the American Civil War saw a quick and vicious embrace of segregation in the south. One of many horrifying implications of this reality was that non-whites were often denied access to even basic medical care, as the best (and sometimes the only) medical facilities were "white-only." In response to this reality, Howard University opened its medical school in 1868 Minority doctors and nurses to train black physicians, and Meharry Medical College, which began to function in 1876, followed suit.
Cervical cancer was once a leading cause of cancer death for women in the United States. Today, screening and prevention have greatly reduced the impact of this form of cancer. Still, more than 13,500 women in the United States receive a diagnosis of cervical cancer and more than 4,200 die from the disease each year, according to the National Cancer Institute. #srmc
Join our Nursing Staff in the fight against COVID-19 and Get Vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccination is one the most important tools to end the COVID-19 pandemic. Like eating healthy foods, exercising, and getting regular check-ups, vaccines play a vital role in keeping you healthy. Our nursing staff knows how important it is to stay healthy and to keep our patients safe. We vaccinate for a better tomorrow. Treat COVID-19 just like any other disease and get vaccinated.
Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized vaccines for COVID-19, and distribution has begun territory-wide, SRMC has broken down some common myths circulating about the vaccine and clear up confusion with reliable facts.